Dr. James Hardacker, MD

Dr. James Hardacker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. James Hardacker, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Carmel, IN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

13431 Old Meridian St Ste 200

Carmel, IN 46032

Contact Information

(317) 573-7733

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Scoliosis
very high
more than 89% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 89% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
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10  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Millard Fillmore Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Kans School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hardacker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hardacker's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hardacker to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hardacker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a wonderful and successful experience with Dr. Hardacker and teammates. I thank them very much.
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I saw Dr. Hardacker for a review on my cervical spine surgery that was done by another doctor as I had been told I had non union. Dr. Hardacker told me good news about my neck. What I really appreciated is that he took the time to educate me on my spine. Few surgeons spend the time educating...more
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I had my first visit Jan 2016. Visit was for pinched nerve in right leg. (common problem ) had an out patient surgery which resulted with much worse pain. Had a second surgery in march which had two day stay in hospital which resulted with rods and pins no success and still severe pain. After seven...more
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Does a great job of explaining what medical condition you have and how to treat it. I never feel rushed in his office. He spend a lot of time with his patients.
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